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Cost of Living Comparison Between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 9.36% lower than in Bangkok
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Kuala Lumpur are 14.33% lower than in Bangkok
Rent Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 25.32% lower than in Bangkok
Restaurant Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 0.94% lower than in Bangkok
Groceries Prices in Kuala Lumpur are 15.39% lower than in Bangkok
Local Purchasing Power in Kuala Lumpur is 87.38% higher than in Bangkok
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 ฿
(7.01 RM)
85.54 ฿
(10.00 RM)
     +42.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 ฿
(93.52 RM)
556.03 ฿
(65.00 RM)
     -30.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 ฿
(17.53 RM)
102.65 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     -31.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 60.00 ฿
(7.01 RM)
102.65 ฿
(12.00 RM)
     +71.09 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 120.00 ฿
(14.03 RM)
128.32 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +6.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 70.89 ฿
(8.29 RM)
92.77 ฿
(10.84 RM)
     +30.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 17.93 ฿
(2.10 RM)
20.04 ฿
(2.34 RM)
     +11.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 9.63 ฿
(1.13 RM)
12.82 ฿
(1.50 RM)
     +33.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 193.82 ฿
(22.66 RM)
229.39 ฿
(26.82 RM)
     +18.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 38.12 ฿
(4.46 RM)
24.48 ฿
(2.86 RM)
     -35.79 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 23.73 ฿
(2.77 RM)
18.05 ฿
(2.11 RM)
     -23.92 %
Eggs (12) 60.98 ฿
(7.13 RM)
43.52 ฿
(5.09 RM)
     -28.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 335.66 ฿
(39.24 RM)
240.90 ฿
(28.16 RM)
     -28.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 60.24 ฿
(7.04 RM)
53.12 ฿
(6.21 RM)
     -11.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 166.82 ฿
(19.50 RM)
136.51 ฿
(15.96 RM)
     -18.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 48.76 ฿
(5.70 RM)
33.56 ฿
(3.92 RM)
     -31.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 21.92 ฿
(2.56 RM)
21.24 ฿
(2.48 RM)
     -3.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 31.25 ฿
(3.65 RM)
28.68 ฿
(3.35 RM)
     -8.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 19.22 ฿
(2.25 RM)
18.60 ฿
(2.17 RM)
     -3.23 %
Potato (1 lb) 24.04 ฿
(2.81 RM)
14.61 ฿
(1.71 RM)
     -39.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 18.09 ฿
(2.12 RM)
14.45 ฿
(1.69 RM)
     -20.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 33.89 ฿
(3.96 RM)
33.86 ฿
(3.96 RM)
     -0.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.25 ฿
(1.90 RM)
20.84 ฿
(2.44 RM)
     +28.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 600.00 ฿
(70.14 RM)
513.26 ฿
(60.00 RM)
     -14.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 54.96 ฿
(6.42 RM)
84.62 ฿
(9.89 RM)
     +53.97 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 94.05 ฿
(10.99 RM)
115.11 ฿
(13.46 RM)
     +22.40 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 95.00 ฿
(11.11 RM)
128.32 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     +35.07 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 30.00 ฿
(3.51 RM)
18.82 ฿
(2.20 RM)
     -37.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 1,200.00 ฿
(140.28 RM)
855.43 ฿
(100.00 RM)
     -28.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 ฿
(4.09 RM)
25.66 ฿
(3.00 RM)
     -26.68 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 ฿
(1.32 RM)
20.65 ฿
(2.41 RM)
     +83.31 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 ฿
(14.03 RM)
213.86 ฿
(25.00 RM)
     +78.22 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 111.47 ฿
(13.03 RM)
65.17 ฿
(7.62 RM)
     -41.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 800,000.00 ฿
(93,519.78 RM)
1,368,694.48 ฿
(160,000.00 RM)
     +71.09 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 3,220.63 ฿
(376.49 RM)
1,784.52 ฿
(208.61 RM)
     -44.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.75 ฿
(0.20 RM)
2.28 ฿
(0.27 RM)
     +30.48 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 623.09 ฿
(72.84 RM)
1,398.08 ฿
(163.44 RM)
     +124.38 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 2,083.30 ฿
(243.54 RM)
1,436.90 ฿
(167.97 RM)
     -31.03 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 270.00 ฿
(31.56 RM)
184.15 ฿
(21.53 RM)
     -31.80 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 195.00 ฿
(22.80 RM)
128.32 ฿
(15.00 RM)
     -34.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 2,316.45 ฿
(270.79 RM)
2,050.89 ฿
(239.75 RM)
     -11.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 1,602.94 ฿
(187.38 RM)
1,133.65 ฿
(132.52 RM)
     -29.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 3,137.04 ฿
(366.72 RM)
2,357.04 ฿
(275.54 RM)
     -24.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 2,513.64 ฿
(293.84 RM)
2,367.97 ฿
(276.82 RM)
     -5.79 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 20,194.44 ฿
(2,360.72 RM)
21,239.03 ฿
(2,482.84 RM)
     +5.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 8,871.79 ฿
(1,037.11 RM)
10,822.75 ฿
(1,265.18 RM)
     +21.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 65,966.07 ฿
(7,711.42 RM)
38,926.49 ฿
(4,550.50 RM)
     -40.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 25,989.04 ฿
(3,038.11 RM)
18,708.34 ฿
(2,187.00 RM)
     -28.01 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 12,789.55 ฿
(1,495.09 RM)
9,283.75 ฿
(1,085.27 RM)
     -27.41 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,767.09 ฿
(674.17 RM)
4,529.35 ฿
(529.48 RM)
     -21.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 23,083.33 ฿
(2,698.44 RM)
37,055.84 ฿
(4,331.82 RM)
     +60.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.96 4.78      -19.80 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:239392
Data from past:12 months12 months
Currency: THB